Why I’ll Be Forever Grateful to the Inclusive World of Theater

The 2016 Tony Awards opened with an emotional speech by host, James Corden, on behalf of the theater community to speak out about the hateful shooting in Orlando. “Hate will never win. Together we have to make sure of that.” I have long admired and adored the theater community—especially the creative forces who write, perform, and direct shows that celebrate and honor the rich diversity of humanity. Through my experience, I have found the theater community to be inclusive and accepting of people who are outside society’s norms, including … [Read more...]